Summary: S.1556 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1556. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (10/18/1993)

Requires the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe a regulation requiring each commercial television broadcast station licensee and cable operator to: (1) maintain a copy of any commercial or program promotion for 30 days following its broadcast or transmission; (2) provide to any person, upon timely request, a video copy of any commercial or program promotion, subject to the payment of a reasonable charge for the cost of duplication; (3) maintain a copy of each complaint it receives regarding violent commercials or program promotions for a 12-month period, including any video which contains the subject of such complaint; (4) compile and maintain a record of each such complaint and the number of them received during the preceding 12 months; and (5) make a copy of such compiled material available, upon a written request, to the public.